BP Spill: Ripples - Most Recent

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BP facing allegations of insider trading

Jul 28, 2010
BP says it's the subject of two more U.S. investigations, but this time the probes don't concern the environment or drilling issues.
Posted In: Oil

U.S. hesitant to accept Dutch oil clean-up tech

Jul 27, 2010
The Dutch have some of the best oil spill clean-up technology in the world, and they've offered it to the U.S. to help with the BP oil spill -- only to be told that their help is not necessary.
Posted In: Environment, Oil

What will BP's future look like?

Jul 27, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about what BP's second quarter earnings report and the sale of $30 billion in assets means for the oil company.
Posted In: Oil

American may take BP helm

Jul 26, 2010
It's rumored that Robert Dudley, a BP board member and part of the executive management team, will take over the CEO spot. He's an American, from the Gulf Coast even, but will that make a difference?
Posted In: Oil

Top kill, junk shot, storm packer

Jul 22, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about the interesting nomenclature of the oil industry. Doodlebugging, anyone?
Posted In: Oil

Gulf scientists feel uneasy about working for BP

Jul 20, 2010
Scientists understand BP needs their help to assess the damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and to find potential solutions for clean-up, but many scientists draw the line at testifying for the company.
Posted In: Education, Science

Florida assesses fallout, claims in BP spill

Jul 20, 2010
Florida lawmakers are considering a constitutional amendment to ban drilling in state waters. Meanwhile, Kenneth Feinberg, who is overseeing BP's $20 billion compensation fund, is preparing rules on what makes claims legitimate.

BP regroups as well begins seeping oil

Jul 19, 2010
The capped BP well in the Gulf of Mexico is seeping oil, and oil giant and U.S. government are at odds about what to do next.
Posted In: Oil

Many banks not understanding of Gulf businessmen

Jul 16, 2010
Oil may no longer be spilling into the Gulf, but it still leaves many Gulf businessmen at the mercy of banks and creditors who may not be sympathetic to their circumstances.
Posted In: Banks

BP cautious as markets weather uncertainties

Jul 16, 2010
Investors are cheered by the fact the British oil giant's temporary cap is holding for now on that leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. How is that going to bode for business going forward?
Posted In: Oil

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